On 02/12/2017 11:47 PM, Timm Thompson wrote:
> I haven't posted for a long time. I am in the process of purchasing a > cargo
van to convert to a RV. The plan is to travel around the > country and
fish, camp, visit friends family and via ancestry.com > follow roots around the
country. Now the question is as I travel > around I plan using old tools to
create my rv interior and have a > traveling workshop, what tools would you on
the porch suggest as a > compact tool kit to accomplish this task? I have some
hand saws, > planes, chisel, froe, maul, axes and such. Tim
Sounds like you already have a good start on the tool kit.
if you're going to be doing any green woodworking you
may want a drawknife.
If you will be woodworking outdoors consider picking up
a couple of dog augers (tie-out stakes) and a ratchet strap.
I use this for my portable bench and pole lathe, to basically
tie the bench solidly to the ground.
A shaving pony to attach to your bench is a great accessory
for green woodwork. Since you are camping I assume you
may end up using a lot of found wood or firewood so the
coarse tools like froe, hatchet and drawknife will come in
Wood Hoarder, Blade Sharpener, and Occasional Tool User